Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

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polysemous

There is hardly a sentence in English that is not in some sense polysemic, with a range of possible interpretations.

—p.18 Caedmon's Dream: On the Politics of Style (7) default author
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clarity depends on repression

The demand for clarity, in this sense, depends on repression. First, to make such a demand one has to deny the inherent excess i writing. It always goes beyond meaning, because it is matter: which is to say, it is sensuous, aesthetic. [...] Writin...

—p.17 Caedmon's Dream: On the Politics of Style (7) by Richard Seymour
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poetry is something that is done to us

[...] poetry, as Terry Eagleton argues, 'is something which is done to us, not just said to us. The meaning of its words is closely bound up with the experience of them.' The separation of truth from the materiality of language is a product of mod...

—p.15 Caedmon's Dream: On the Politics of Style (7) by Richard Seymour
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poetry is something that is done to us

[...] poetry, as Terry Eagleton argues, 'is something which is done to us, not just said to us. The meaning of its words is closely bound up with the experience of them.' The separation of truth from the materiality of language is a product of mod...

—p.15 Caedmon's Dream: On the Politics of Style (7) by Richard Seymour
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we expect language to get out of the way literary-theory

[...] If we could separate meaning from sound, he adds, 'we'd read plot summaries rather than novels.' Or, in the domain of politics, listicles rather than the Communist Manifesto. But the fact that the common sense is what it is, indicates how ...

—p.14 Caedmon's Dream: On the Politics of Style (7) by Richard Seymour
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coterminous

As though simplicity, directness and 'clarity' in this sense were coterminous.

—p.15 Caedmon's Dream: On the Politics of Style (7) default author
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the poem is always a record of failure literary-theory

Poetry arises from the desire to get beyond the finite and the historical - the human world of violence and difference - and to reach the transcendent or divine. You're moved to write a poem, you feel called upon to sing, because of that transcend...

—p.8 Caedmon's Dream: On the Politics of Style (7) by Ben Lerner
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the poem is always a record of failure literary-theory

Poetry arises from the desire to get beyond the finite and the historical - the human world of violence and difference - and to reach the transcendent or divine. You're moved to write a poem, you feel called upon to sing, because of that transcend...

—p.8 Caedmon's Dream: On the Politics of Style (7) by Ben Lerner
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